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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation of brancardier.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

branco m (plural brancos)

  1. (military, colloquial) stretcher-bearer

GalicianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

branco m (feminine singular branca, masculine plural brancos, feminine plural brancas)

  1. white (colour)

See alsoEdit

Colors in Galician · cores (layout · text)
     branco      gris      negro
             vermello ; carmín              laranxa ; castaño, marrón              amarelo ; crema
             verde lima              verde              menta ; verde escuro
             ciano ; azul verdoso              cerúleo              azul
             violeta ; anil              maxenta ; púrpura              rosa

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From branca.

NounEdit

branco m (plural branchi)

  1. flock (of sheep)
  2. pack (of wolves)
  3. gang (of people)

MirandeseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

branco (feminine branca, masculine plural brancos, feminine plural brancas)

  1. white

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *blancus, from Proto-Germanic *blankaz (bright, shining, blinding, white), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- (to shine).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

branco m (plural brancos, feminine branca, feminine plural brancas)

  1. white

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Old Portuguese · coores, colores (layout · text)
     branco      gris      negro, preto
             vermello              _ ; castanno              amarelo
                          verde             
                                       azur
                          cardẽo              rosa

PortugueseEdit

 
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branco

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese branco (white), from Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *blancus, from Proto-Germanic *blankaz (bright, shining, blinding, white), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleg- (to shine).

Cognate with Galician branco, Spanish blanco, Catalan blanc, Occitan blanc, French blanc, Italian bianco and English blank.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

branco m (plural brancos)

  1. white (color)
    Synonym: alvo (poetic)
    1. (heraldry) argent
    2. white clothing
  2. (Brazil, informal) blackout (failure in recalling something)
    Me deu um branco na prova!
    I couldn’t remember anything during the test!
  3. (oenology) Short for vinho branco.

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

branco m (plural brancos, feminine branca, feminine plural brancas)

  1. a white person
    Synonym: caucasiano (relatively uncommon)

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:branco.

AdjectiveEdit

branco m (feminine singular branca, masculine plural brancos, feminine plural brancas, comparable)

  1. white in color
  2. (of a person) white; Caucasian
    Synonym: caucasiano (relatively uncommon)
  3. (of a person) pale; pallid
    Synonym: pálido
  4. white (lightest in color compared to similar objects)

InflectionEdit

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:branco.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Portuguese · cores (layout · text)
     branco      cinza,
cinzento
     preto
             vermelho,
encarnado ; carmim
             laranja,
cor-de-laranja ; castanho,
marrom
             amarelo ; creme
             verde-limão              verde             
             ciano ; azul-petróleo              azul céu              azul
             violeta ; índigo,
anil
             magenta ; roxo              rosa,
cor-de-rosa